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  These steps to overcoming the injustices and of a Trump administration or just generally aiding a cause in a time of need, are great ways to get involved. Whether you’re dipping your toes or taking the plunge, here is your guide: 1. TEXT for DAILY ACTION!This is one is easy and is far more efficient than a disgruntled tweet. Sign up for Daily Action’s text message service that alerts and you will just open a single text message every day, tap the phone number included, and...
  It's been an incredible year for music: BUST readers will have seen the magazine's bursting music review sections in each issue throughout the year. Here, we've put together a list of our favorite albums from 2016, from pop to country to heavy metal and everything in between.     BEYONCELemonade Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records) Lemonade is a stunning, genre-spanning visual album that, divided into chapters, tells a story of marital infidelity, anger, grief and reconciliation. The visual album incorporates spoken word poetry by Somali-British poet Warsan Shire. Filmed partially in New...
  “In half a minute Mrs. Cratchit entered—flushed, but smiling proudly—with the pudding, like a speckled cannon-ball, so hard and firm, blazing in half of half-a-quartern of ignited brandy, and bedight with Christmas holly stuck into the top.” — A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, 1843. A 19th century Christmas feast would not be complete without a Christmas pudding. Comprised of dried fruit, suet, egg, flour, and other basic ingredients, it was a popular holiday dish in both the Regency and Victorian eras. Naturally, there are many historical...
If you’re reading this, that means you’re online right now and you’re probably in a bad mood because of it. These are stressful, hectic times, that we’re living in. To help shake some of the stress off, here’s a few of my favorite Tweets from last week that are so good you’re going to want to print them out and frame each one.   Mitra Jouhari is currently a staffer at Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, is 1/3 of Three Busy Debras, and is the author of...
I remember going with my father to open my first bank account when I was around seven years old. NationsBank (since acquired by Bank of America) had a branch inside our grocery store and we made a special trip to sign me up for a savings account. I squirmed as my father signed one form after another; starting a bank account sure was boring! I can’t remember if my dad let me sign on any of the dotted lines, but I do remember him explaining...